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Modem, all lights come on, dsl light blinks red...what does this mean?

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It, means either your username pass word is not correct or the DSl line issue,

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Go to your router by typing 192.168.254.254 on your Internet explorer and go to Quick start, re-enter your username and password, and click Connect. after 2 minutes of loading, the router will be restarting and the DSL light will work. In case it doesn't work means there's problem with the DSL Line.

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SOURCE: Blinking light on the DSL modem.

Unfortunately it sounds like the modem may need to be replaced. I had the same issue. Even after doing a complete shutdown, resetting all the cables, restarting the modem and then the computer, it still did not work. After you get the modem replaced, I would suggest you get a spare, possibably from e-bay, so if this happens again, you will not be without DSL Service.

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SOURCE: WEN I PLUG IN THE MODEM......ALL LIGHTS STARTED...AFTER DSL BLINK N STAY CONSTAN.T.......DEN AGAIN ALL LIGHTS BLINK....THERE IS SOME PROBLEM IN MODEM.PLZ HELP ME OUT

your Modem keeps restarting , it might be electronical problem

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My at&t Motorola 3360 has every light blinking but is still working. The Power and DSL are continuously blinking red and the ethernet, internet and activity are all blinking green.


Hi,

Here's the thing...if the modem is unplugged, and you press the "Reset" button, or any button, nothing will happen because the modem is UNPLUGGED.

When you plug it in again, there is usually a few minutes or so during which time the lights will blink. Eventually, when the DSL connection is established, the blinking should decrease. But, there will always be some blinking going on to indicate that data is being transmitted.

If the "Ethernet" light is blinking, then a computer that is plugged into the router is transmitting/receiving data. If the "Wireless" light is blinking, then a computer that using a wireless connection to the router is transmitting/receiving data.

If a red light blinks, then that usually means the DSL connection has been broken. When that happens, for whatever reason, the modem will automatically begin its initialization routine and will continue to do so until connection has been established. During that time, LEAVE IT ALONE.

If you uplug the device, or if you press ANY button while the device is attempting to correct itself, you can cause permanent damage.

So, you are correct. It's not a problem. I'm sure you've heard the phrase "If it's not broken, then don't fix it." There's a lot of truth to that.

I hope this helps.
Randy

Dec 01, 2012 | Arris 3360 AT&T DSL Modem - -

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Troubleshooting DSL Modems


Ever look at your DSL Modem and wonder what all those lights mean? Why do some flash, while others remain solid? What if your lights are different colors? How do you tell if your DSL Modem is working correctly?<br /> <br /> Each light on your DSL Modem represents a function. The light is an indication of whether that function is working properly. Sometimes the placement and title of each function can vary by modem manufacturer, but they are pretty standard in interpetation. If you look closely your modem, you might find that each function is labeled in small print to help identify them.<br /> <br /> A standard DSL Modem has a light for power, internet, ethernet, link and wireless connection. A healthy DSL Modem will have a steady green light that does not blink or flutter for all features other than internet, ethernet and wireless. A flashing or fluttering light indicates movement and useage. When you are connected to your DSL Modem wireless, the light for this feature will blink indicating a connection and/or active useage. If the internet connection is working properly the color of the light will be green. If the connection is working but experincing a problem the light can turn to yellow or orange. If the connection fails, the light on the DSL Modem can be red or absent depending on the problem causing the trouble. If your service is turned off by the provider, more than likely the light will be "off".<br /> <br /> If your lights turn a different color, are absent or your internet connection fails try power cycling your modem before reporting the trouble to your provider. Power cycling helps the DSL Modem to reset its connection and repair your internet services.<br /> <br /> If you are using a DSL Modem alone to connect to the internet (no additional router) you can power cycle it by first turning off your computer and then unplug the modem itself from the power source at the wall. Wait for 1 to 2 minutes and then plug it back into the power source and wait for the warm up to finish before rebooting the pc.<br /> <br /> The DSL Modem should go through the normal warm up procedures of blinking lights, making them all stable and solid green ect. You will know when its finished warming up when the features are set at solid green (other than eithernet, internet and wireless connection as explained above). When the modem finished the warm up, reboot your computer and check your internet connection.<br /> <br /> Power cycling your DSL Modem can help keep your connection healthy and running at optimal speeds.<br />

on Mar 30, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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Dsl light goes beyween blinking green, then goes solid red, then back to blinking green. Cannot connect to internet anymore.


The modem cannot get a signal from your service provider. The DSL light is an indicator if your modem is communicating with the network of your service provider. DSL light should always stay solid green. Try contacting your service provider. It might also be an indication of a bad modem.

Aug 31, 2011 | Arris 221002 DSL Modem Southwest Region...

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Hello, I keep loosing internet connection, how can I tell if there is a problem with the modem?


try to check the status of the lights on your modem. Try to check the light in globe icon, that is the icon for your Internet status, if is GREEN it mean to say that it has connection. When it turns to RED, check the DSL light if it is in SOLID GREEN, When it blinks try to check it with your Service provider.

May 29, 2011 | Zoom X6 (5590) DSL Modem (55900003)

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Hi,,,,was wonder if there a problem....on that windstream black box that has power ethenet dsl activity ,the avtivity blenks a lot.....is there a problem


No, it only tells you that it is processing something and that the modem is active. Even if you are not doing anything on the computer it may or may not blink. But generally, it is perfectly fine.

What you have to watch out though are the
>POWER, if this light turns RED or OFF, it means there is something wrong with the modem.
>ETHERNET, if you are using an ethernet cable to connect your computer to the modem, it may or may not blink but it's ok, however, if it is OFF, it means there is no connection between the modem and the computer, check the ethernet cable and make sure it is securely plugged into the modem and into the computer as well. If you are using a wireless connection though, it's ok to see the ethernet light to be off.
>DSL, this light should always be STEADY which means the server where you get your internet service is fine. If it's blinking or RED, it's otherwise. If DSL is OFF, first check the connection between the modem and the telephone jack.

I hope it helped you. Rate for this information will greatly be appreciated. Thank you!

Jan 20, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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The internet is down the dsl light on the modem is blinking red


Hi,

I experienced the same problem yesterday with my modem,the internet is down as a result of the fact that the computer doesn't recognize the remote modem,hence the dsl light blinks red,when the internet is up the dsl lights should blink green,the problem is mostly from your internet provider,few times from your computer.

The solution is so simple;

1.Remove the modem from your computer.
2.Shut down your computer.
3.Turn on your computer again after at least 3mins.
4.Insert the modem in your computer and connect to the internet.
5.It might take up to a few attempts before it gets connected to the internet.

Problem solved.

Dec 02, 2010 | AT&T Computers & Internet

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The power light on my actiontec m1000 blinks green & red and now my computer can't find the modem. What does the blinking lights mean??


hey
red light on modem usually means modem is in bad state
in this case kindly try to do power cycle
way to power cycle
disconnect all the cables and leave the modem for 30-50secs
then try and connect power cable first
then connect the dsl and then ethernet and see if that resolves the problm,

Sep 18, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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Red Internet Light on Westell model 6100F


hi rtoffler....

by the way, is the dsl light solid green or red???...and if it's red... the line connection from the server to your modem is doing good...however, you said that the internet light is red because you have not configured your modem properly.... i mean, you need to update the interface of your modem before you can go online....and whether the message said that you're connected to the network when you connect your XBox 360...the only assurance is when you can browse different websites and lets you go online...however, your pc should be in tri core so that it's compatible with your Xox 360 video game,kkk and so that you would not encounter problems and errors in the future,kkk....and by the way...the data light is always blinking esp if you're browsing websites, the faster it'll blink nd it can't go on a solid green light anyways...,,kkk....and i do hope i was able to configure a little to your concern now....and enjoy playing and downloading more and chanllenging and fun games with your Xbox 360k,,,,happy playing games, rtoffler!!!!! and happy new year by the way!!!!...:-D

Dec 31, 2008 | Westell Wirespeed LiteLine 6100...

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Dsl light flashes red constantly


Whenever your dsl light on the 2wire modem turns red,it only means that there is a problem with the dsl connection to the modem. Here are some ways on how you can isolate the problem

1. check if your modem is properly connected to the phone jack by unplugging and replugging you phone cable
2. try to reboot the modem
3. if still getting the same lights, contact your ISP

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2Wire-3700 dsl red light blinking after a thunderstorm


Hi,

If you are att customer, you will be charged $60 only if there is problem inside your premises, otherwise they wont charge you.

Is there any phone connected with your DSL line? if so is it working? if its not working, contact customer support and tell them its not working

If the phone is working, you have to check the connections between the phone line to the modem. As the DSL light is blinking red, its the problem with line and not the modem.


Take care

Jun 07, 2008 | 2wire (1000-000057-000) Modem

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